This strategic partnership will allow the ESUs to consolidate statewide purchasing needs, implement additional purchasing controls, and will provide scalability and access to all Nebraska schools.
Warrington, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012
ESM Solutions, the leading provider of spend management solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESUCC). The Nebraska ESUCC network includes 17 ESUs, servicing approximately 250 K12 school districts. ESM Solutions will provide integrated electronic procurement and sourcing solutions to streamline processes and capture savings.
“This strategic partnership will allow the ESUs to consolidate statewide purchasing needs, implement additional purchasing controls, and will provide scalability and access to all Nebraska schools,” said Matt Blomstedt, Executive Director of Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council. “We selected ESM Solutions as our partner for this effort because of ease-of-use and their experience in K12 ”, said Kip Schneider, Director of the Nebraska ESU Cooperative Purchasing group.
Nebraska Educational Service Units Cooperative Purchasing project completed an in-depth analysis of eProcurement and sourcing applications before selecting ESM Solutions for a seven-year contract. “We focus on delivering value to all public sector organizations,” said Dan Corazzi, CEO of ESM Solutions. “We are pleased that our value proposition and rapid return on investment have been recognized by Nebraska Educational Service Units Cooperative Purchasing.”
Included in the agreement are easyPurchase™ Enterprise and easySourcing™, representing a multi-year, six figure award. The integration of these SaaS-based applications will save Nebraska ESUCC significant time and money and provide all 17 ESUs aggregated bid capability.
About ESM Solutions
ESM Solutions gives customers complete control of their spending through an easily implemented, integrated suite of sourcing and purchasing products. With extensive experience in the education and public sectors, our SaaS solutions have been built with the end-user experience as the first priority. Ease of use is important up and down the approval chain to enable efficient and transparent procurement processes. ESM Solutions helps customers meet the operational and management objectives while also accelerating adoption by the end-user community. As the first online procurement provider for public sector, and the first to deliver finger-friendly navigation for smartphones and tablets, ESM Solutions is an innovator, continuing to push the industry forward.